Drake Mini Bar

We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. The Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • LINE COOK

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    Drake Mini Bar, is seeking a dynamic, passionate LINE COOK, who is looking to join a fast-paced, talented kitchen team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team focusing on producing high quality, healthy dishes consistently for guests to enjoy on site. The role is committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests.

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    - Executing menu items from start to finish. This includes preparation of ingredients, butchery of proteins, cooking and plating of dishes in a timely manner.
    - Working with seasonal ingredients while maintaining knowledge of all product being used
    - Honing your existing skills while learning new techniques and building your skill set
    - Working collaboratively with BOH staff
    - Maintaining cleanliness of station
    - Properly set up, breakdown, and clean assigned station.
    - Accountable for following proper company, food & health safety and sanitation protocols

    Requirements:
    -Must have at least 2 years of experience in a fast-paced environment
    -Positive, team-player with a strong eye for detail
    -Genuine interest in food and a good work ethic
    -Open to constructive criticism, be an adaptable and fast learner, with a willingness to grow within the team
    -Must be flexible and available to work weekends

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "LINE COOK", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • SERVER

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    We are seeking a PART TIME + FULL TIME SERVER to join our team with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, a solid understanding of events and team leadership. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative hospitality professional who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:
    - 2-3 years experience in a high volume, casual fine-dining establishment
    - Passionate and knowledgeable about Food, Wine + Cocktails (WSET, Prud’hmme and/other Food + Beverage training a bonus)
    - Team driven with extreme guest focus
    - Enthusiastic about the Art + Culture offered at the Drake and is knowledgeable of the Drake Brand and other locations
    - Able to manage a high volume of guests alone and with shared support
    - Experience with private and corporate events
    - Flexible with availability to work morning, evening, late-night and weekends
    - Part-time (min 3 shifts/ week) + full-time positions available

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offerings and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "SERVER", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • BARBACK

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    We are looking for positive and energetic food + drink enthusiasts, who are motivated to create a genuine + unique experience for our guests! Experienced barbacks, with a strong community focus, who are looking for a great place to work should meet the following criteria:

    - 1-2 years of experience as a barback or similar role in a high-volume environment with high standards
    - Energetic and willingness to be active in the workplace, completing tasks that are both physical and repetitive
    - Ability to communicate, multi-task, work as part of a team and independently
    - Posses and/or is eager to develop Food and Beverage knowledge and hospitality experience
    - Must have flexible availability to work morning, evening, late-night and weekends
    - Part-time (min 3 shifts/ week) + full-time positions available

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "BARBACK", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • HOST

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    As a HOST, you will be responsible for working with the host team to maximize service revenues by accommodating guests, reservations + walk-ins in a strategic manner. As an ambassador of the Drake Mini Bar,you are expected to greet all guests with enthusiasm, be well informed in all aspects of our offerings, and provide our guests a world class experience.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:
    - 1-2 years HOST experience in a similar, fast paced environment with similar standards
    - Professional, outgoing + positive attitude - Well-spoken and excellent communication skills
    - Experience using reservation systems, OpenTable preferred
    - Strong attention to detail, with ability to multitask + time manage
    - Must have flexible availability to work morning, evening, late-night and weekends
    - Part-time (min 3 shifts) + full-time positions available

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "HOST", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • FOODRUNNER

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    We are looking for positive and energetic food enthusiasts, who are motivated to create a genuine + unique experience for our guests! Experienced foodrunner, with a strong community focus, who are looking for a great place to work should meet the following criteria:

    - 1-2 years of experience in a customer service role (Food + Beverage an asset)
    - Good opportunity for an enthusiastic applicant looking to enter the hospitality industry
    - Energetic and willingness to be active in the workplace, completing tasks that are both physical and repetitive
    - Ability to communicate, multi-task and work as part of a team or independently
    - Posses and/or is eager to develop Food and Beverage knowledge and hospitality experience
    - Must have flexible availability to work morning, evening, late-night and weekends
    - Part-time (min 3 shifts) + full-time positions available

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "FOODRUNNER", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • PREP COOK

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    Drake Mini Bar, is seeking a dynamic, passionate PREP COOK, who is looking to join a fast-paced, talented kitchen team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team focusing on maintaining a clean work space and efficiently completing tasks. The role is committed to high quality, and comfortable adapting to delegated tasks as needed to support service.

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    - Working with seasonal ingredients for the preparation of all menu items including, washing, portioning, cutting and chopping
    - Assisting the BOH team with all preparation and organization in the kitchen
    - Use existing prep skills, expanding new techniques and building your skill set

    Requirements:
    -Must have at least 1 year of experience in a fast-paced environment
    -Positive, team-player with a strong eye for detail
    -Genuine interest in food and a good work ethic
    -Open to constructive criticism, be an adaptable and fast learner, with a willingness to grow within the team
    -Must be flexible and available to work weekends

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "PREP COOK", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • DISHWASHER

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    Drake Mini Bar is seeking an experienced + reliable DISHWASHER, who is looking to join a fast-paced kitchen team. We currently have one position available which offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team with a busy day and night time operation, including regular and special events business. If you are seeking a challenging, fun, great learning environment, and potential growth, the Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    - Washing all dishes and cooking equipment
    - Maintain clear and open communication with the Back of House team
    - Sort, stack and store all cleaned items in an organized and safe manner

    Requirements:
    -Previous experience in a fast-paced environment preferred
    -Ability to stand for extended periods of time, work in a wet and confined area with elevated temperatures, and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    - Previous experience assisting in other areas of the Back of House is an asset

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake Mini Bar is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "DISHWASHER", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • BARTENDER

    The corner of York & Adelaide at 150 York St. is about to get a little more Drake. Continuing in our tradition of establishing deep roots in the communities in which we set up shop, the neighbourhood-friendly Drake Mini Bar will be opening its doors across from Drake One Fifty in March 2018.

    We are seeking a PART TIME + FULL TIME BARTENDER to join our team with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, a solid understanding of events and team leadership. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative hospitality professional who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:
    - Experience with a minimum of 3 years working in a high volume and cocktail-centric environment that includes a full-serviced wood and service bar
    - Is passionate about their craft: is up to date on current cocktail trends and demonstrates ability to contribute to The Drake’s in-house cocktail program (WSET, Prud’hmme and/other Food + Beverage training a bonus)
    - Team driven with extreme guest focus
    - Enthusiastic about the Art + Culture offered at the Drake and is knowledgeable of the Drake Brand and other locations
    - Able to manage a volume of guests alone and with shared support
    - Experience with private and corporate events
    - Flexible with availability to work morning, evening, late-night and weekends
    - Part-time (min 3 shifts/ week) + full-time positions available

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining our team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeminibar.ca with the subject line: "BARTENDER", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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